Danbury defeats MVCD, improves to 10-11

After losing three straight games, the Danbury girls’ basketball team righted the ship with a 43-7 victory over Maumee Valley Country Day last week.

After improving to 9-8 two weeks ago, the Lakers fell on hard times, losing to three quality opponents in Toledo Christian, Cardinal Stritch and Huron to drop to 9-11.


EHOVE student translates skills into results

EHOVE’S Auto Body student Porsche Donich (Danbury HS) is proud of the work she and her classmates did to repair her truck during class.  They took rust off the body of the truck, fixed dents and repainted the whole truck a deep purple color.


Danbury P.A.W.S Club holds pet food drive

From Feb. 11-28 the Danbury High School P.A.W.S. Clug is holding a pet food drive to benefit the P.A.W.S Club Pet Pantry. The following donations are needed: cat litter, dry dog food, dry cat food , canned cat food and dog and cat treats.  Monetary donations (checks only, made out to Danbury Local Schools, Attention P.A.W.S. Club) are also encouraged and will be used to purchase pet food.


Danbury boys fall to Lakota in game at The ‘Q’

In a special event for Danbury High School, the Laker boys’ basketball team competed at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland last week against Lakota as part of the High School Hoops Showcase.

Danbury did lose the game, 47-33, but it was a special experience nonetheless.


Danbury evening classes

Danbury Local Schools, through its Community Education Department, will be
offering a four-week session of Yoga beginning on Monday, March 4, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Room 21.  Fee is $8 per class. Learn to reduce stress through proper breathing, stretching and relaxation.  Yoga also compliments other forms of exercise.  Wear loose, comfortable clothes and bring a mat or blanket. 


Get your trees

The annual tree seedling sale has started. Order forms for the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District 2013 seedling tree and shrub sale are now available by calling 419-898-1595 or visiting the website at

Evergreen varieties in packets of 10 for this year include: Colorado Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, American Arborvitae, and Bald Cypress. The fast growing Green Rocket Cedar that will be sold individually. These Cedars will grow up to 3’ per year, are deer resistant, have a strong root system, and no major insect problems. They make a great windbreak or privacy screen.


Mike Bassett contributes to Ron Case Challenge Match

Mike Bassett has joined the United Way in Ottawa County Ron Case Challenge match of Tom Bohlander, Fairways Villas developer.
Bohlander contacted United Way to honor the memory of his Fairway Villas partner and friend Ron Case by offering a tribute match donation challenge of $7500. United Way in Ottawa County needs $15,000 to meet this year’s goal.


Community Gathers to Help One of Their Own

DECA members Whitney, Taylor and Aisha with Amy’s mother, Mrs. Ottney

On December 23, 2012, Oak Harbor DECA members hosted a benefit dinner at the Oak Harbor Golf Course. The purpose of the dinner was to raise funds for an Oak Harbor High School graduate, Amy Ottney-Wolff, who is battling breast cancer.

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